Baler Bay is a bay in the northeastern part of Luzon island in Baler, Aurora. It is an extension of the Philippine Sea and bordered by four municipalities of Aurora Province.
From mid September to early March, Baler Bay is known for its great surfing conditions. The movie Apocalypse Now, which was filmed there in 1976, introduced the sport to the area, and its production crew even l ...
eft behind several surfboards for the locals to use.
Since 1997, the bay has been home to the annual Aurora Surfing Cup. During the other months of the year, it is ideal for snorkeling, windsurfing and diving.
Baler Bay News
After the first two legs in Mindanao, namely Siargao and Lanuza, the Philippine Surfing Championship Tour (PSCT) continues the competition up north in Luzon. The municipality of Baler, Aurora has been made famous by a number of indie and mainstream films that had been filmed on location. The 2015 indie film Apocalypse Child which was shot on location in Baler, dives into the provinces laidback surf culture and gives us glimpses of Canili Dam, Secret Spot, Aniao, and Lindys Point the places one needs to visit having watched this film.
Synonymous with surfing, Baler is a small town whose hist ...
The third Leg of Philippine Surfing Championship Tour, The Oakley Pro Baler, has commenced today in a tough 4-to-6-foot wave condition in front of Aliya Surf Camp.
With the swell coming from the Pacific accompanied by trade wind and rain, the opening day of Oakley Pro Baler gave a rough start for the competitors.
Hailing from Pundaquit, San Antonio, Zambales, Sylvester Bactad, who is more accustomed to surfing beach breaks, gained enough momentum to score an average heat score of 11.5 points during his heat, one of the highest scores of the day.
"I was only a bit nervous unlike the fi ...
Baler is a great tourist destination and for two days we were able to explore some wonderful natural attractions. Sabang beach is a long stretch of sandy shoreline with soft and shallow ocean bed. It is a haven for surfers and an ideal place for those who want to learn to surf. Numerous surf shops are situated along the beach. We hiked up Ermita Hills in Mt. Dibudalan at Sitio Dicaloyungan, Barangay Zabali. From the top of the hill, we had seen the stunning view of Baler Bay, Dima-Dimangalat and Aniao Islets. We went to a small waterfalls called Diguisit Waterfalls and enjoyed a refreshing swi ...
Baler in the province of Aurora is an emerging tourist destination in the country because of its popularity as a surfing spot. Other than this, Baler also offers a piece of historic memoirs and the nearby towns offer one-of-a-kind nature trip that you might not be able to experience in other places. It is exotic and different. Baler is one of my most favorite places that I have been to in the past.
If you plan a trip to Baler, Aurora with your family, loved ones or friends, this handful of realizations (things and tips) may be helpful to you.
1. THE JOURNEY. We came all the way from Bagu ...
Aside from La Union, the town of Baler is one the surfing haven in the Philippines. It's the capital of of Aurora province which is located some 230 kilometres (143 miles) north-east of Manila via a mountain pass accessible by bus and private vehicle.
Baler is famous for a historical siege and amazing waves. It's considered as one of "top surf spots" in the Philippines. You could find here nine-feet waves which attracts hundreds of surfers from around the world.
The surfing paradise is 6 hours away from Manila. It is situated on a vast plain at the south end of Baler Bay, a contiguous se ...
Baler is a second class municipality in the province of Aurora, Philippines. It is the provincial capital of Aurora. It is located some 230 kilometers (143 miles) north-east of Manila via a mountain pass accessible by bus and private vehicle. It is host to spectacular geographic formations and is situated on a vast plain at the south end of Baler Bay, a contiguous segment of the Philippine Sea.
It was identified by Google as topping the list of beach destinations in the Philippines. It was described by Yahoo! Southeast Asia in March 2013 as one of the "top surf sports" in the Philippines. N ...